Job Information

Northwell Health Associate Clinical Professional Development Educator in Mount Kisco, New York

Req Number 9443

Job Description

Job Description

Develops and provides orientation, staff development and continuing education for all levels of nursing and related departments.

Job Responsibility

  • Formulates and implements orientation program; assesses new nurses and plans an orientation program based on the level and scope of each individual's learning needs.

  • Plans orient's assignments to provide experience and competence in delivery of care; evaluates performance of orientee and shares progress with orientee, Nurse Manager, and staff members assisting with orientation.

  • Collaborates with Nurse Manager to identify preceptors for orientee; maintains documentation of orientee's progress; provides staff development; coordinates needs assessments with nursing leadership to plan staff development.

  • Participates in appropriate clinical service meetings and shares information regarding present programs, plans and future offerings; provides guidance and remediation to nurses participating in staff development.

  • Provides all mandated in-service programs for all tours of duty; orients staff to new equipment and procedures.

  • Guides staff in providing patient teaching; functions effectively within organizational structure.

  • Communicates with nursing management regarding activities affecting orientation, staff development and continuing education; actively participates in all aspects of unit and service management meetings.

  • Demonstrates flexible hours to meet education needs of staff as needed; collaborates with nursing leadership to ensure continuing education/competency assessments/required certifications are up to date.

  • Makes frequent rounds to assess staff education needs and provide intervention as necessary; organizes and carries out special projects as assigned.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) required. Masters degree (preferred)

  • Current License to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State required, BCLS required plus specialized certifications as needed.